05.06.2009 12:00 PM
Gray Extends Partnership With Mobile TV Provider

ATLANTA: Gray Television has extended a partnership with Local Solutions Network, a mobile media provider, also of Atlanta. Gray (NYSE: GTN) provides content to LSN, which in turn distributes it via its Local Wireless platform. LSN’s mobile carriers include AT&T, Verizon, Sprint Nextel, T-Mobile, Alltel, Cellular One, MetroPCS and Boost Mobile. The company was formed in 2001 and now provides service to nearly 140 broadcasters and 200 million subscribers. Founder and CEO Lee Durham was previously in the broadcast business, having worked at LIN TV and Cox Television. Gray has been signed up with LSN since 2005.

“On the LSN platform, we have seen unprecedented growth year over year with our mobile presence,” said Lisa Bishop, Gray’s vice president internet operations and new media. “Our mobile strategy is just another way we are able to reach our users where they want to be reached.”

Local TV content from 30 of Gray’s 36 TV stations is carried on LSN:
KAKE – Wichita, Kan.
WVLT – Knoxville, Tenn.
KWTX – Waco, Texas
WKYT – Lexington, Ky.
WMTV - Madison, Wis.
WITN - Greenville, N.C.
KXII – Sherman, Texas
WSAZ – Charleston, W.V.
WOWT – Omaha, Neb.
WCTV – Tallahassee, Fla.
KKTV – Colorado Springs, Colo.
WSAW – Wausau, Wis.
WRDW – Augusta, Ga.
WILX – Lansing, Mich.
KBTX – Bryan, Texas
WIBW – Topeka, Kan.
WNDU – South Bend, Ind.
KOLN – Lincoln, Neb.
WIFR – Rockford, Ill.
WBKO – Bowling Green, Ky.
WEAU – Eau Claire, Wis.
WTVY –Dothan, Ala.
KOLO – Reno, Nev.
WJHG – Panama City, Fla.
WHSV – Harrisonburg, Va.
WTOK –Meridian, Miss.
WCAV – Charlottesville, Va.
WTAP – Parkersburg, Va.
KKCO – Grand Junction, Colo.
WYMT– Lexington, Ky. 

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